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12 February 2018

Power Africa's guide on community engagement for power projects in Kenya

Power Africa has launched a guide for developers of electricity generation and transmission infrastructure. It outlines best practices for the kind of inclusive and effective engagement needed to create positive outcomes for both companies and...

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6 February 2018

B Team report highlights positive company actions to reach net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 & ensure a just transition

Author: The B Team

... The B Team companies working towards net-zero [emissions] are from a diverse set of industries... yet common challenges can be identified... [For example,] cleaning up an entire companies energy supply continues to be an immense challenge,...

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8 December 2017

New study examines patterns in the restriction of civil society's scope for action against resource exploitation

Resource and energy demand has increased over the last few decades, with more extraction and land use happening in more countries than ever before and citizens fighting for their rights and working to preserve their livelihoods. The authors of this...

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8 December 2017
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28 November 2017

Ease of doing business not matched by civic freedoms: Managing risk goes beyond an assessment of regulation and property rights

Author: Mauricio Lazala, in the Financial Times (UK)

This month El Salvador, Thailand, India and Uzbekistan were recognised among the year’s top 10 improvers in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings.Among other things, this signals simpler regulation and stronger protection of property rights...

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16 November 2017

Mexico: End of the mission statement of Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples denounces mega projects & lack of consultation

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

“End of mission Satement by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her mission to Mexico,” 17 Nov 2017...

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12 November 2017

Interview: Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas reaffirms its commitment to sourcing 100% renewable energy by joining "RE100" initiative

Author: The Climate Group

"'We Are Committed to a Future Powered by Renewable Energy': Morten Dyrholm, Vestas Wind Systems", 26 Oct 2017...

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7 November 2017
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Author: Eniko Horvath y Christen Dobson, CIEDH

“La centralización de los derechos humanos en el sector de las energías renovables” – 3 de noviembre de 2017...

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6 November 2017

Commentary: To ensure a fast & fair transition, human rights must be at the centre of the renewable energy sector

Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson

"Putting human rights at the centre of the renewable energy sector," 3 November 2017...

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6 November 2017
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Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson

[Anmerkung: Dies ist eine Übersetzung des Business & Human Rights Resource Centres. Die englische Originalversion des Blogs finden Sie hier.]...

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